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F.C. Democratic Committee Holds Annual Ice Cream Social

August 24, 2015 3:25 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Democratic Committee will be holding their annual Ice Cream Social on Labor Day, Sept. 7 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine in the picnic shelter at Cherry Hill Park at 300 Park Avenue. It will be free of charge and is […]

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Seven Corners Chick-fil-A Delivers School Supplies to F.C.

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Seven Corners Chick-fil-A team member Herbert Arandia delivered 235 school supplies to Falls Church City’s Housing and Human Services on Wednesday, Aug. 19, on behalf of the restaurant, for students to use the coming school year, which begins on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

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231 F.C. Residents Sign Up to Learn About Solar Energy

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The City of Falls Church reported on Thursday, Aug. 20 that 231 City residents signed up to learn about solar energy through the Solarize NOVA program. That number has more than doubled from the 99 residents who had signed up for a solar assessment when the News-Press reported on the progress […]

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F.C.’s Baker Receives Fulbright Grant for Trip to Taiwan

August 21, 2015 4:13 PM0 comments

Matthew Noah Baker, a spring 2015 graduate of the College of William & Mary and a 2011 graduate of George Mason High School, received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant, which he’s using to do an English teaching assistantship in Taiwan, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright […]

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City of F.C. Looking for Volunteers for Habitat Restoration

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The City of Falls Church is looking for volunteers to assist the City’s Habitat Restoration Team in Cherry Hill Park at 312 Park Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – noon. The team will restore the local ecosystem by removing invasive vegetation and replanting native species that benefit […]

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F.C. Residents Hold Least Credit Card Debt Among Virginians

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by Liz Lizama Residents of Falls Church ranked most fiscally responsible with their plastic in Virginia and 13 in the nation, according to a new SmartAsset study that measured credit card debt against income and wealth. With an average income of $59,088 and wealth at $58,462, Falls Church residents racked $3,670 […]

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Bathroom Ceiling Fan Causes Fire at Budget Inn Motel

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A bathroom ceiling fan in a room on the first floor of the two-story Budget Inn Motel at 7155 Lee Highway in the Falls Church area of Fairfax County was the cause of a fire on Wednesday, Aug. 19, according to the Fairfax County Fire Department.

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Press Pass: Joe Louis Walker

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2013 Blues Hall of Fame inductee and guitarist Joe Louis Walker has a firm understanding of the difference between pop prosperity and musical talent, and short-term and long-term success in the music industry. “Somebody could be a star in ten minutes nowadays, but that doesn’t make you a singer. It […]

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Letters to the Editor: F.C. Has Not Made Case For Mt. Daniel Expansion

August 20, 2015 12:59 PM1 comment

Letters to the Editor: August 20 – 26, 2015   F.C. Has Not Made Case For Mt. Daniel Expansion Editor, The opposition to the proposed expansion of Mt. Daniel Elementary School has important aspects that have not been properly discussed in the News-Press. It should not be a surprise if the […]

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Encore Chorale Invites Seniors to Join the Chorus

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Registration is now open for some of Encore Chorale’s Northern Virginia senior chorales. All of the chorales begin rehearsals in the beginning of September. The chorales welcoming new members are the Alexandria Encore Chorale, Langston Brown Encore Chorale, Lansdowne Woods of Virginia Encore Chorale, Potomac Arts Academy at George Mason University Encore Chorale […]

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